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David Filipiak, PE

Project Director - Water Resources
Saint Paul, MN

David leads the Water Resources Group at SRF, providing leadership and guidance with 30+ years of experience for all things water. The group focuses on developing environmentally friendly solutions for complex engineering and ecological challenges. David excels at developing innovative stormwater treatment solutions for both linear and site projects. All of these projects involve complex permitting requirements, which are obtained through early coordination with the regulatory agencies.

David has served on numerous research committees funded by the Local Road Research Board (LRRB) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), as well as other research projects on stormwater. He is currently serving on an advisory committee studying effective impervious area with the University of Minnesota funded through the LRRB.

Project highlights include:

  • Gold Line BRT Engineering, Twin Cities, Minnesota
  • City of Brooklyn Park Subarea Stormwater Master Plan, Minnesota
  • City of Saint Paul Green Infrastructure Project, Saint Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Capitol Region Watershed District Snelling Midway Redevelopment Site:  Stormwater Management Plan, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • MnDOT US 63 Mississippi River Bridge Approach Roadways & Bridges, Red Wing, Minnesota
  • Metropolitan Council Blue Line LRT Extension, Twin Cities, Minnesota
  • Heritage Park Redevelopment, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Snelling Green Streets Workshop – Modeling/Stormwater Management, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • I-35W/TH 62 Reconstruction, Minneapolis and Richfield, Minnesota
  • MnDOT I-90 Mississippi River Bridge Approaches and US 61/14 Interchange, Dresbach, Minnesota
  • MnDOT St. Croix River Crossing Water Resources Preliminary Design and EIS, Stillwater, Minnesota
  • Bamber Ridge and Willow Hills Pond Rehabilitation/Ravine Stabilization Feasibility Study/Construction Documents, Rochester, Minnesota